What's worse being addicted to gambling smoking or drinking

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    What do you guys think and why
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    (Original post by struggler07)
    What do you guys think and why
    In terms of finance? Probably having to raise money to fund for a life saving treatment for something. Being homeless.. etc.
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    Yeah in terms of money and why do you say that
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    Drinking as you're more likely to harm others as well as yourself.
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    That's true
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    Drinking then gambling then smoking.
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    Drinking > Gambling > Smoking
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    Drinking>Smoking>Gambling

    Drinking highest - Because you've specifically said alcoholic, there's a massive increase in mortality and morbidity. Also destroys relationships, jobs, finances, homes.

    Smoking next - because roughly half of all smokers will die from a condition related to their habit and quitting is still difficult, despite the smoking cessation support we can now access.

    Gambling last - because only the house ever wins.
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    Gambling is probably the worst, followed by drinking, followed by smoking.
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    Why do you say that
    (Original post by cooltowering)
    Drinking then gambling then smoking.
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    I thought smoking was better then drinking lol
    (Original post by BabyLadDarren)
    Drinking > Gambling > Smoking
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    Drinking destroys everything, smoking ain't that addictive I've gone nearly a year without a fag, gambling addicts you badly you waste money daily especially if you borrow it just makes you broke
    (Original post by Reality Check)
    Drinking>Smoking>Gambling

    Drinking highest - Because you've specifically said alcoholic, there's a massive increase in mortality and morbidity. Also destroys relationships, jobs, finances, homes.

    Smoking next - because roughly half of all smokers will die from a condition related to their habit and quitting is still difficult, despite the smoking cessation support we can now access.

    Gambling last - because only the house ever wins.
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    Gambling is probably the worst of those

    A smoking addiction is fairly easily managed, and drinking will send you to sleep most of the time in non-dangerous circumstances but a gambling addiction can rob you of an unlimited sum of money and lead you to remortgaging your house etc. in a very short space of time
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    Gambling makes you broke your always in the arrears, you can't stop it's like cancer
    (Original post by mashbbk)
    Gambling is probably the worst, followed by drinking, followed by smoking.
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    (Original post by struggler07)
    I thought smoking was better then drinking lol
    yeah i meant it in order of worst to best
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    "You know I'm born to lose, and gambling's for fools
    But that's the way I like it baby, I don't wanna live forever "
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    That's true you know you can't quit gambling it just gets worse, I know someone who borrows money from me and gambles like £40 a day mostly at least drinking and smoking you get real enjoyment from them
    (Original post by Fenice)
    Gambling is probably the worst of those

    A smoking addiction is fairly easily managed, and drinking will send you to sleep most of the time in non-dangerous circumstances but a gambling addiction can rob you of an unlimited sum of money and lead you to remortgaging your house etc. in a very short space of time
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    Ok
    (Original post by BabyLadDarren)
    yeah i meant it in order of worst to best
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    True

    (Original post by Glib)
    "You know I'm born to lose, and gambling's for fools
    But that's the way I like it baby, I don't wanna live forever "
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    Gambling. It's the most selfish of the three. The harm you do isn't just to yourself but could put your whole family into debt, out of home, etc.
 
 
 
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